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February 2018

Handling Resistance to Medication Medication, despite their ability to create relief for senior patients, may cause a caregiver some trouble if they refuse to take it. Especially if the older adult suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia, the struggle’s repetitiveness can get

Senior prescription drug abuse is a growing issue in the U.S. There are older adults that have had a drug problem which continued into the 65+ age group or individuals who developed a problematic relationship with medicine later on in

Choosing an Assisted Living Facility for your aging loved one It can be challenging to decide which assisted living home suits a senior. Of course, the proper care is necessary, but finding an establishment that ensures an active and well-balanced life

There is no question about the importance of being social, especially elderly people who are prone to isolation and thus depression. Physical and mental health can be greatly improved with some good ol’ company or community-based activity. However, some solitude

As adults age, it’s common for their social connections to decrease due to lack of mobility, retirement, and other reasons. No matter the cause of senior isolation, it is crucial for caregivers to take extra measures to promote socialization. The

Cold Weather Activities for Elderly Loved Ones After retirement and especially after physical capability begins to deteriorate, caregivers of senior loved ones have to get creative keeping them busy! When the winter comes around, finding stimulating activities for the elderly can